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“old city”(775 reviews)
“maiden tower”(175 reviews)
“narrow streets”(64 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Asef Zeynalli Street, Baku 1000, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The inner city was walled and had lots of streets and alley ways with a mosque and restaurants hotels and shops.The shops were selling caps souvenirs little carpets on weaves and magnets.It was clean.The restaurants were serving good local food and Turkish cuisines.There was a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice to walk around this old city specially at their new year period. There were authentic concerts and markets with very festive atmosphere. Also several interesting museums at this district.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Shahana, my guide was so passionate about the countries history and culture. She drew my attention with her enthusiasm. The walk, the walls, homes and shops made me feel like I was back in time, so well preserved with old and new. the carpets and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank priscilla634
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of history packed in this little area. Old historic building, cute quaint little shops selling a variety of souvenirs and antiques.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Deepa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every visitor in Baku has to come to old city especially at night. Apart from all the history and buildings there are many excellent restaurants and city bustling with life. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Lots of walking on pebble road and hilly. Allow minimum...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Saif A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This old city is different than any other old cities in Baku. The area is surrounded by old castle walls where you can enter from different gates. Once you are inside you will feel that you are in a completely different city. The place is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AJutd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The walled old city has several entrances . The old palace has a history spanning several centuries . There is a separate entrance ticket which we did not purchase; however you can visit the miniature book museum which is a Guinness record holder for free,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DrQuresh M
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice ancient.Enclosed by tall walls very clean and behind metro station .near the park.with beautiful house inside castle.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank vahid11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old town itself has a lot of charm. It is well preserved and reconstructed. you can stroll around the streets easily. Super safe everywhere. Many shops around

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank arlupo43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its quite at night and people like to see the culture and heritage buildings, it’s peaceful. The first time I went there I came from the front and end in another place, I didn’t lost, I got dragged by the nice historical place.

Date of experience: April 2019
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June 21, 2018|
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Response from afsaneh m | Reviewed this property |
The seaside, museums, gubostan, specially old town
Shaider U
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Giacomo S | Reviewed this property |
You can go there by taxi. Will cost you around 5 manat
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December 10, 2017|
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Response from Luis C | Reviewed this property |
The audio works well. Its advantage is that you may stay looking as long as you like. 2 hours may be short if you like to really look with some detail.
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